An early 20th century miniature portrait of lady

Artist/Maker ELISABETH WEINGARTEN (1884-1942)
Dimensions 10.10cm high   
Description The artist Ellie (Elizabeth) was born into a Jewish family in Brunn (?) Bohemia (now  Brno, Czech Republic) and was active as a miniaturist in Vienna.

Ellie's work is little known in Great Britain but she was clearly a lady of considerable talent whose tragically cut shot when in 1942, she was arrested by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp in Riga, where she perished.
Signed Signed on the obverse and dated
Medium watercolour on ivory
Condition Good
Ref No. 5154
Price £1000.00
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